Bangkok Comeback To Re-Ignite Live Music Scene

On August 1st, Brownstone Studio will host a free-entry, live music extravaganza featuring 10 Thai and international acts from the city. Bangkok Comeback will be a timely boost for the arts scene here in the City of Angels. Some of the city’s freshest original acts will be performing through the evening. Hardcore Thai outfit Born…

What Does Bangkok’s Re-Opening Mean For Performers?

July 1st 2020 marks the “complete relaxation” of restrictions in Bangkok, and effective re-opening of the city. What does this mean for entertainment venues and performers? Let’s take a look at the regulations, which are the conditions for live entertainment venues re-opening in Bangkok. Hygiene standards Customers must wear a face shield, or mask upon entry…

Live In The Box: A Beacon For Original Music In Bangkok

Everyone came together with a clear goal, to let the artists shine and their music speak for itself. Bangkok’s live music scene may be suffering, but there is a light shining bright in the heart of Thong Lor, named Speakerbox. They have started work on a new project, producing cutting edge live sessions of original…

Co-Vid IG Live Open Mic

Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy is hosting its famed open mic live on Instagram, once-a-week – so follow their page and tune-in to their Instagram. The next show is on Wednesday. Last night at 9pm (Wednesday April 8th 2020) they hosted their third Instagram open mic since the COVID-19 era swept through the city. Guests joined from…

Bangkok Live Music: Phum’s Kick Kick Comeback

KickKick is my self, my truth. I do this because I love to do it. I have a lot of things I want to talk about in my writing and my music. I hope everyone can relate. Phummiphat Tamkoksoong Phummiphat Tamkoksoong is making his comeback to the Bangkok music scene, with his solo project, Kick…

Bangkok Live Music: The Return Of Speakerbox and Eddie Mellor

Bangkok breathed a sigh of relief when Speakerbox returned, this time at Liberty Plaza on Thong Lo road. They occupy the space which was Nothing But The Blues bar – as one chapter came to a close, and another exciting new chapter began. Speakerbox Co-Founder Eddie Mellor is back in Bangkok after a year away,…

Bangkok Bands: The Pumpkin Thieves

The Pumpkin Thieves are here! A colourful new Pop/Rock band has emerged out of Bangkok’s Live Music scene, featuring an all- star cast of singers, composers, heart-throbs and musical maestros. They are (left to right): Mark (drums), Angel (guitar/vocals), Kaiah (electric guitar/vocals), Mako (bass, vocals) and Fox (piano/vocals). Here’s their debut single, a video directed…

Bangkok Live Music: Healing Sundays At Studio Lam

BKK OX spoke to Tommy Hanson about Studio Lam’s new, weekly Sunday night event, which gives Bangkok revelers a place to unwind, relax, and enjoy the musical creations of some of the city’s great musicians. Music is a great healer, whether we’re licking our wounds from a few too many late nights, or perhaps life…

Insider’s Guide To Thailand’s Top Festivals: Kolour In The Park

Buckle-up, Kolour In The Park festival is set to return on March 7th 2020, FOUR TIMES BIGGER… It all began in Bangkok, upon a shimmering sunset in 2011. Coran Maloney and Vina Charay threw a party which had 250 revelers dancing as the sun descended upon the Chao Praya River. This gathering of like-minded souls…